The worrying increase in incidents and deaths in the COVID-19 outbreak in France continues. The French Ministry of Health reported that 208,99 new incidents were detected across the country in the last 24 hours. This number was recorded as the highest number of daily events recorded in 1 day since the start of the epidemic.
With the latest information, the total number of incidents in the country reached 9 million 534 thousand 357. In the country where 184 people died in the last 24 hours due to COVID-19, the total loss of life due to the virus increased to 123 thousand 372. A total of 17,856 people are being treated in hospitals, of which 3,469 are in heavy care, across the country.
Minister Veran: “There are 1 million infected French”
French Health Minister Oliver Veran, in his speech to the Parliament today, defined Omicron and Delta as enemies and said that the 5th wave was a “giant wave”. Minister Veran said, “This means that 2 French citizens are positively diagnosed every second. We have never experienced such a situation. If I assume, there are definitely 1 million infected Frenchmen.” Minister Veran said the situation in hospitals in France was “worrying”.